Wednesday, 31 August 2016

I can recognise and understand a variety of grammatical constructions and some rhetorical patterns

In this unit I have been learning about:
  • The parts of speech.
  • The types of nouns.
  • The types of sentences.

In this unit, I found challenging… The types of nouns.

Something new I learnt was... The types of nouns.

adverbial clauses.

Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 11.04.56 am.pngI can apply my knowledge of adverbial clauses and connectives to see how ideas are linked in texts.

For reading I have been learning about adverbial clauses. I have found this learning difficult because I didn't know what to do.

In this activity (link to adverbial clause activity), I had to change the highlighted writing to the sentences below.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Reason with linear proportions

WALT: - Order fractions with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator
I have been learning to work with fractions that have unlike denominators. Here are 3 screenshots to show my new understanding:


My next step is: to use prime numbers, common factors and multiples, and powers (including square roots).

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Maths measurement

Deduce and use formulae to find the perimeters and areas of polygons and the volumes of prisms
find the perimeters and areas of circles and composite shapes